By Adie on 10th February 2014
In this exam there are 21 questions and the maximum score is 25.
Q1. The energy source that causes weather is:
Q2. All the weather occurs in the following specific region:
Q3. The Coriolis effect describes how, in the Northern Hemisphere:
Q4. A weather front is a boundary between two air masses of:
Q5. Which of the following are characteristics of an approaching cold front:
Q6. Match the cloud types with the correct description:
Q7. Cloudbase in feet is determined by which following formula:
Q8. Increase in altitude ultimately causes a decrease in air:
Q9. A layer of air that does not change in temperature with height is:
Q10. Unstable air is found when the:
Q11. What defines the height potential of a thermal:
Q12. Which of the following statements are True? Please note that for every incorrect response one point will be deducted.
Q13. Match the fog types with the description:
1) Moist air moving over cool ground.
2) Ground cooling under moist air.
3) Moist air rising over an obstruction.
4) warm air moving over cold water.
Q14. If there is a high pressure system over Scotland and a low pressure
system over North East France, what wind direction would you expect to find
over central England at
a) under 1,000ft and;
Q15. At ground level winds tend to blow:
Q16. Which of the following cloud types is formed by air being cooled as it forced upwards over an obstruction:
Q17. Dew Point is defined as:
Q18. Our weather in the UK is predominantly Tropical Maritime (i.e. from the South West) but what sort of weather would an Arctic Maritime airflow bring us:
Q19. A sea breeze front occurs where:
Q20. A sea breeze front can be recognised by:
Q21. Lenticular clouds are formed:
Question 1 of 21
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